The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age

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This is the book that made Simon Schama's reputation when first published in 1987. A historical masterpiece, it is an epic account of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age of Rembrandt and van Diemen.In this brilliant work that moves far beyond the conventions of social or cultural history, Simon Schama investigates the astonishing case of a people's self-invention.He shows how, in the 17th-century, a modest assortment of farming, fishing and shipping communities, without a shared language, religion or government, transformed ...

The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age 1997, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679781240

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The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age 1988, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780006861362

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The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age 1987, Random House USA Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780394510750

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